Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Ready, boo? Aerie girls are! #AerieREAL girls around our office played dress up and made four Halloween looks in ALL Aerie and AE faves. Read on for deets and get ready to party!

 

Make Unicorns #AerieREAL

By title, Morgan is Aerie’s Associate Marketing Manager, but we all know she’s a unicorn. Make your own horn by rolling up a piece of paper and giving it a big dose of glitter. Add all the sparkle and shine and colorful makeup you can!

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Get Morgan’s look: Shift Dress | Chill Sparkle Legging | AEO Platform Slip-On Sneaker

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Get Your Granny On 

Early bird party special! Natalie, Aerie Bottoms & Dresses Buyer, goes granny chic in our favorite new velvet sleep set. Make granny proud and add rollers and your most serious specs.

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Get Natalie’s look: Velvet Sleep Top | Pocket Cardigan | Velvet Pant | Glitter Stripe Socks

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

 

Purrrty Fur The Party 

The Aerie spin on the classic cat costume: make it cozy! Rebecca, Aerie Tops Buyers, is basically in her PJ’s, and she’s not complaining. Meow.

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Get Rebecca’s look: Real Soft® Bodysuit | Faux Fur Vest | Plush Harem Pant | Cat Ears Headband | LFL By Lust For Life Fur Slide

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

 

Be Your Own Hero!

Party and rescue-ready. Full-time AEO Associate Digital Designer and part-time superhero… Candice is a WONDER in our softest and shiniest new arrivals.

Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Get Candice’s look: Velvet GRL PWR Corset | Shine Sleep Skivvies | Sparkle Crew Socks | Stars Headband | AEO Velvet Heeled BootieAerie-ize Your Halloween!Aerie-ize Your Halloween!

Are you making your own all-Aerie Halloween look this year? Comment below and tell us how!

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Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe

All your favorite sweets come together in this protein-packed smoothie bowl! Whether you’re heading to class or hitting the gym, this quick and easy recipe is great for a quick breakfast or simple snack. Read on to see how to make this healthy and yummy smoothie bowl.

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1/2 cup milk (almond or coconut)
  • 2 tbs. peanut butter
  • 2 tbs. cacao powder
  • 2 scoops protein powder
  • 2 tsp. maca powder*
  • 1/2 banana (sliced)
  • 1 tbs. chia seeds
  • 1 tbs. granola

* optional

WHAT TO DO:

  1. Combine frozen bananas, milk, peanut butter, cacao powder and protein powder into blender.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Transfer the smoothie mixture to a bowl.
  4. Add sliced banana, chia seeds and granola.
  5. Enjoy!

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe

What’s your fave protein-packed recipe? Comment below & tell us!

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#AerieREAL Is Heading Back On The Road!

Popping up at a school near you this fall: our NEW Real Me Collection, freebies & fun times! We’re kicking off the next round of the #AerieREAL Pop-Up Tour next week and bringing lots of love to 8 campuses across the country:

9.6-9.7: University of Wisconsin – Madison

9.11-9.12: University of Cincinnati

9.14-9.15: The Ohio State University 

9.18-9.19: University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon University

9.21-9.22: Rutgers University 

9.25-9.26: University of Connecticut 

10.2-10.3: James Madison University 

10.5-10.6: University of Maryland 

Be one of the 50 people to come see us each day, and you’ll get a FREE Real Me Unlined or Lightly Lined Bra with any purchase! You’ll also get to meet #AerieREAL role model, Iskra, at select stops. Read on and find out about more fun happening on our tour!

With any purchase at any stop, you can make your own succulent planters with pretty rose gold or metallic planters. The DIY continues with custom FRAMEWORK pouches that you can make your own with stencil paints. We’ll be giving away free pouches at every stop!

Sign up or use AEO Connected™, and take 40% off your ENTIRE purchase at all stops! Make sure you bring the plastic– all stops are cards only, no cash. Work up an appetite and snack on BoomChickaPop while you shop!

As always… we’ll be waiting with #AerieREAL inspo & REAL fun times. Can’t wait to see you soon! 

 

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DIY MASH

Calling all 90s girls! We brought MASH back with an Aerie twist.

Print the photo below and play to find out your future!

What’s your fave 90s game? Comment below & tell us!

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#AerieREAL Love From Iskra: Goal Setting

Hey Aerie girls,

I wanted to talk about dreams and goal settings and share some ways I get creative and organised to help me achieve my ambitions.

The first thing to remember is that any dream you have is valid. We are encouraged as young children to be whatever we want when we grow up but as we move through the education system we are then told to choose a college course and pick a career that’s actually attainable…

I just want to tell you no matter what age you are or what you are currently doing we have the power to be and do anything. I recently trained with a 20 times undefeated boxing champ and she only started boxing at 29 years old! She was going through a divorce and had a 8 year old but found what she loved and was talented at and has never looked back!

So now I will share with you things that have helped me get where I am today.

First off I LOVE vision boarding.

My vision board is in my bedroom. I put pictures and quotes on it. Some are my dreams, some inspire me, and some remind me of people and moments that are special to me.

You don’t need rules to make a vision board and I love getting together with my besties and having a whole day of getting creative. I like to grab my fave magazines or images I find online and make it super colourful with crayons and pens.

You will just need a corkboard or even some cardboard you can add pictures and quotes too. Of course you can add other things too if you want, friendship bracelets, gig tickets, cards from your besties! Your board your rules!

So you put a picture of Times Square on your moodboard, what’s next? It’s not just gunna happen by staring at it lol! You’ve got to have a plan. Make your dream a goal, add a date or year when you want it happen, think about things you need to do to make this happen! I call this my POA… Plan Of Action.

A POA is great for bigger goals, which are longer term and require lots of actions. But for everyday things to do, I make lists on my cell phone. I group list items as things I need to do now and things I can do later. So I also keep the highest priority or the nearest deadline things at the top of the list.

The important thing is to find something that works for you. For me it is my vision board, POAs, and cell phone lists.

Don’t be afraid to have big dreams – they’re the best sort! Breaking them down into smaller steps and setting specific goals will make your dreams easier to achieve. You might find your your goals change over time but that’s OK, go for it! You’re still be super effective having dreams and getting things done! And don’t forget to help your besties have inspiring dreams, set goals, and have fun!

Excited to see your vision boards! Tag me @iskra and @aerie #AerieReal

Sending you so much love!

Iskra x

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DIY Yoga Mat Spray

Keep your workout gear clean with our DIY yoga mat spray! Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic, and lavender oil is a known aromatic used to relieve tension and calm nerves. When combined, the two create a safe and clean spray that will keep your mat clean and your mind clear! Read on to see how to make your own DIY yoga mat spray.

DIY Yoga Mat Spray

DIY Yoga Mat Spray

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Small spray bottle
  • Pure tea tree oil
  • Pure lavender essential oil
  • Spring water

DIY Yoga Mat Spray

WHAT TO DO:

  1. Fill the small spray bottle with spring water.
  2. Add two drops of tea tree oil and one drop of lavender oil.
  3. Shake the bottle to mix ingredients.
  4. Before and after yoga class, spray your mat with the mixture.DIY Yoga Mat Spray
  5. Once sprayed, wipe down with a clean cloth.
  6. Keep the bottle in your gym bag so it’s readily available.
  7. Namaste all day!

What’s your must-have for yoga class? Comment below and tell us!

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